Allison Gilbert

Allison Gilbert is Senior Writer for the CPTC. Her pieces cover an array of topics including self-care, bullying, grief, and resilience. Allison is author of numerous books and speaks across the country to corporations, non-profits, and community groups. You can learn more by visiting

Strategies To Help Teens Manage Stress and Anxiety

Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Terri Bacow shares strategies for helping teens overcome anxiety and stress.

Category: Q&A Series

The Little Book of Life Skills

Jun 08, 2021

Erin Zammett Ruddy, author of "The Little Book of Life Skills" discusses must-have life skills for teens.


Parents can help teens avoid addiction. Here’s how.

Apr 07, 2021

Using drugs and alcohol is not a teenage rite of passage. Jessica Lahey, author of the new book "The Addiction Inoculation", offers strategies to keep your adolescent safe.


Secrets to Job and Internship Success

Mar 10, 2021

Want to support your teens and young adults to land a job or internship? Jeff Chapski, author of "Career-ology" and founder of Career Ready Coaching, suggests ways to help them attain their goals.


Teens Are Stressed. Mindfulness Can Help.

Jan 20, 2021

Pediatrician Dr. Dzung Vo discusses how mindfulness can boost your teen’s health and offers strategies for getting reluctant teens to give it a try.


Your Teen is Likely More Successful Than you Think

Jun 01, 2020

There’s more to success than how teens perform in school. Learn the skills they really need to achieve their dreams in this Q&A with Madeline Levine, co-founder of Challenge Success.

Category: Q&A Series

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